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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary/90credit/Diploma/Extended Diploma in Animal Management at North Shropshire College - NSC

Course description

The course consists of combination of the following units:

  • Understand and Promote Animal Health
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Biology
  • Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
  • Manage Animal Accommodation
  • Undertake and Review Work Related Experience
  • Undertake Animal Handling and Safe Working
  • Understand Animal Welfare and Breed Development
  • Business Management in the Land-Based Sector
  • Understand and Carry Out Farm Livestock Husbandry
  • Undertake Kennel and Cattery Management
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Nutrition
  • Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land based Sector
  • Understand Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Nursing
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Understand and Interpret Animal Behaviour and Communication
  • Understand the Principles and Carry Out the Practice of Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Understand the Principles of Wildlife Populations, Ecology and Conservation
  • Understand the Principles of Zoological Animal Health and Husbandry

WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?

 

The course provides the experience, knowledge and qualifications necessary for success in a wide range of responsible jobs in the animal care industry or progression on to Higher Education.

 

 

 

Course content

The course consists of combination of the following units:

  • Understand and Promote Animal Health
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Biology
  • Plan and Monitor Animal Feeding
  • Manage Animal Accommodation
  • Undertake and Review Work Related Experience
  • Undertake Animal Handling and Safe Working
  • Understand Animal Welfare and Breed Development
  • Business Management in the Land-Based Sector
  • Understand and Carry Out Farm Livestock Husbandry
  • Undertake Kennel and Cattery Management
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Nutrition
  • Undertake an Investigative Project in the Land based Sector
  • Understand Anatomy and Physiology
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Nursing
  • Understand the Principles of Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Understand and Interpret Animal Behaviour and Communication
  • Understand the Principles and Carry Out the Practice of Exotic Animal Health and Husbandry
  • Understand the Principles of Wildlife Populations, Ecology and Conservation
  • Understand the Principles of Zoological Animal Health and Husbandry

WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?

The course provides the experience, knowledge and qualifications necessary for success in a wide range of responsible jobs in the animal care industry or progression on to Higher Education.

 

Entry requirements

  • Be 16 years of age at the beginning of the course
  • Have gained appropriate practical experience working with animals
  • Have 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above (including a science based subject)

OR

  • Hold a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Animal Care
  • Mature entry is also available
  • Grade 4 in both Maths and English is required to gain entry on to the 90 credit and Extended Diplomas.

Successful college interview.

Assessment

The course is made up on units and your academic and practical progress will be continually assessed through projects, practicals, assignments, work experience, presentations and tests throughout the two years.

Financial information

May be extra costs for study tours and visits

Exam/tuition fees for mature students.

(You may be able to get help with the costs from the College’s Learner Support Fund. More details are available from the Student Services team)

Please contact our Student Finance Officer - Penny Jones - on 01691 688029.

Future opportunities

Progression on to further FE course or HE course or employment in a suitable career.

Students are advised that there is a 2-week study tour to Zambia in their second year of study.

Further information

Please contact our Walford Campus direct on 01939 262100.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Shropshire College - NSC directly.

Last updated date: 02 November 2016
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